Potential for Obama's gun control agenda
All-Star panel weighs in
- Duration 5:33
- Date Feb 4, 2013
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Who's listening to keep the pressure on -- -- congress to do the right.
Ask them a big support common sense reforms like requiring universal background checks or restoring the man.
On military style assault weapons and high capacity magazines.
Tell them there's no legislation.
To eliminate all guns.
There's no legislation being proposed.
To subvert the Second Amendment.
President of bombing in Minnesota Minneapolis today talking about guns and gun control in his proposals for urging voters.
To do an end run around people like the NRA and go straight to the members of congress to say.
That they want gun control a lot of under the laundry list that he had their Tucker what do you think you might get done what's frustrating is having to sit here and take it seriously anybody knows anything about this laughs at this is not an all serious no sane person believes that it universal.
Registration which is in effect what this is by the way I'm government -- -- -- -- who who buys a gun.
Would would prevent any crazy person or any criminal from getting a firearm as to high capacity magazines.
Over a hundred million high capacity magazines forty -- circulation in this country this is a joke someone else to explain.
In clear language why asking the government's permission before giving ducked under my sixteen year old for Christmas is gonna prevent any crop.
It is instead going to a bridge my Second Amendment right and by the way you know affect the tradition that.
Thousands of millions of American families -- and it's it's it's it's so stupid it almost doesn't rise -- level public policy walk by all measures you appear to be seen person do you think that universal background checks.
Could in fact prevent some of these mass shootings -- -- -- yes and content little stunned that -- -- exuberance here I mean because it's true however -- I sort of -- the emotion out of it only get real let me say -- maybe it's your personal opinion but has no connection the political reality political reality is we had a fox poll.
The fox poll I believe it's 91%.
50% not 81% of Americans say yes.
Everybody who buys a gun should undergo unreality yeah.
-- reality yeah exactly when we have that -- let's put up this is unbelievable when you look at it says right there not only that -- people buying ammunition 80%.
So this is the political reality.
People in America are fed up with the extent of gun violence today we have the situation in Alabama with a little kid.
The -- the guy shot the bus driver that last week in Texas they shot -- prosecute.
-- I think you're way out of touch with the reality of how much Americans want something but I'm not a reality of what will and crime in the cities with the highest.
-- -- others I'm also that I'm not saying that are also the cities that have the strictest gun control explained that because because you have states next -- with lax gun control and then you -- people engaging in straw purchases and the criminals taking advantage of empty hours are criminals and clouds which are sank on news flash -- -- -- What universal background checks in in any way prevent any of what we have seen so far.
I think it's extremely unlikely look I think.
And I'm regular except your assumption -- one's sanity at least have a complete.
And thinking I'm a guest I'm being.
The only way you're gonna make -- differences is to do in Australia did you take away the existing go out.
And that's where it what -- -- talking about and that would never well it's not gonna happen here it is you have insurrection.
Australia had 7% of Australians had guns.
Here have been numbers somewhere around 50% of households and we have a tradition -- -- we have the Second Amendment you can't do it.
But the fact is that if you think you gonna make a difference by.
He -- somewhat slowing the increase in number of guns there are 300 billion floating around the country today.
They are going to remain untouched as we have a Second Amendment.
It will take a hundred years to degrade that that stockpile.
And that means it's not gonna have any effect on on homicide.
For the -- and that was shown in periodically by the fact that we passed.
A pretty strict.
-- quote and quote assault weapons ban in the mid ninety's it lasted a decade and had no discernible impact.
I I was at a town hall meeting that congressman.
Paul Brown -- in the tenth district in Georgia it was in Jackson.
And everybody wanted to do it was there to talk about spending and deficit and debt ever want to talk about gun control and almost to a person every one of them said the only reason why the government wants to go through background check.
Is -- so they know what guns I have where I live so that they can come take my guess there is a huge perception one in this country.
That's what the government is up to here.
-- -- I think there's lot of paranoia and I think it's promoted by people who -- opposed to any gun control of the government is going to confiscate your weapons and there is no such plot afoot.
From anybody involved -- of course this and this is also the president is out of touch with the sport with a family traditions that's why the picture was posted a sport it's -- Here is really simple solution.
All gun control ought to apply to everybody and that would include the bodyguards of anyone who works for the federal government in any department agencies -- if you think I don't need this or that weapon -- this -- that magazine to protect my family.
You don't need to protect your friends that's a really surprised that it -- opened -- Members of -- I'm not second I don't know -- -- expect that all Americans are.
Worth the -- my -- is every bit as valuable as anybody else's family works in congress the executive branch and that's just a basic operating principle of America.